• April 15, 2013

Advanced Aircrew Academy has expanded its reach for offering online training courses to operators worldwide. Civil Aviation Authorities in Hong Kong, Australia, and Oman have recently approved operators to use online courses by Advanced Aircrew Academy. The Civil Aviation Department in Hong Kong approved an operator to use customized versions of Cold Weather Operations, Controlled Flight Into Terrain, Dangerous Goods, Fatigue Management, and High Altitude Operations courses. Advanced Aircrew Academy’s Director of Instructional Design, Dan Boedigheimer, Ph.D., said “by tailoring the content of our online courses to operator specific procedures, the training is more effective and easier to get approved…


  • May 13, 2013

Advanced Aircrew Academy has been recognized by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) as an International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Support Services Affiliate. John Frazier, Advanced Aircrew Academy’s IS-BAO Representative, said “As the 18th company worldwide to achieve that status, we are proud to provide business aircraft operators quality training and expert advice on training required to obtain or maintain their IS-BAO registration.” Advanced Aircrew Academy offers a broad range of online courses, compliant with the IS-BAO, including Safety Management Systems (SMS), Emergency Procedures, Dangerous Goods, and Surface Contamination. With a single vendor, you can take care…


  • October 13, 2013

Advanced Aircrew Academy announces a new online module: Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B). This new module complements Advanced Aircrew Academy’s comprehensive library of more than 30 online modules available for flight departments. The ADS-B module covers operating procedures, flight planning, MEL procedures, human factors considerations, ADS-B phraseology, normal and abnormal system operation, aircraft IDs, data source errors, and incident reporting. The training is in compliance with FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 90-114 and guidance in the 8900.1. Operators seeking Operations Specification (OpSpec)/Management Specification (MSpec)/Letter of Agreement (LOA) Paragraph A353, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations Outside of U.S. Designated Airspace can…


  • October 23, 2013

In response to two recent changes at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Advanced Aircrew Academy has expanded their OSHA online training modules for pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released a new Rule Making Document: Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers. This rule making includes Hazard Communications, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Noise Protection policies for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers, which includes a mandate for training. Advanced Aircrew Academy offers a comprehensive online training module for cabin crewmembers and pilots that includes ramp safety, aircraft fueling, hearing conservation, back safety, hazardous materials,…


  • March 11, 2014

Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, Future Flight Technologies Branch (AFS-430) has approved their Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) online training module. Previously, operators have had their local FSDO review Advanced Aircrew Academy’s ADS-B online training module and approve the training for the issuance Letter of Authorization (LOA) or Ops Spec A353. With the approval from AFS-430, the process has been streamlined and operators that use Advanced Aircrew Academy’s ADS-B module do not require local FAA review of the training program. The ADS-B module covers operating procedures, flight planning, MEL procedures,…


  • April 3, 2014

Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAASTeam (AFS-850) has approved their Part 43 FAR Review online training module for FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) renewal credit. This approval adds to Advanced Aircrew Academy FAA Approved Training Provider status for WINGS pilot proficiency program, now expanding to online training modules being approved for IA Renewal. Advanced Aircrew Academy has a wide selection of online modules for aviation maintenance technicians including Alcohol/Drug Misuse Prevention, Fatigue Management, Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods), Human Factors, Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Use, OSHA Topics, RVSM, Safety Management Systems, and Security. The Part…


  • July 1, 2014

The first Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association (ORBAA) golf outing was held June 27 at the Shamrock Golf Course in Powell, Ohio. Over 40 golfers participated in the 18 hole scramble where all proceeds benefited the 2015 ORBAA scholarship. ORBAA raised over $2500 supporting a primary goal of Workforce Development. Advanced Aircrew Academy was proud to be a lead sponsor of the event. During the lunch reception, Dr. Dan Boedigheimer, with Advanced Aircrew Academy discussed new training requirements corporate aviation departments are facing and offered solutions for complying with these requirements. The inaugural golf outing event was a huge success.


  • July 4, 2013

At the Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training (PCAT) Safety Smackdown, Advanced Aircrew Academy presented a check from the successful Safety Clickdown program to fund PCATs scholarship program. PCAT is proud to work with the National Flight Academy providing scholarships to the Ambition program for top high school students interested in a career in aviation. Scholarship recipients live for six days aboard the world’s largest simulated aircraft carrier, a facility surrounded by advanced technology, flight simulators, and virtual reality games. Students in the 7-12th grade with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) can get more information on the scholarships…


  • October 22, 2014

Advanced Aircrew Academy announces a new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) tool designed to assist operators in assessing annual changes to the Standard. Each year, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) publishes a revised Standard. IS-BAO registered operators must be aware of, interpret, document, and implement the changes applicable to their operation. Interpreting what the new IS-BAO language means can require an advanced degree in IS-BAO, which is a resource not always readily available in busy flight departments. Incorporating the changes into flight department operations is another resource challenging task. Leveraging Advanced Aircrew Academy’s IS-BAO Support Service Affiliate status…


  • March 29, 2015

John Frazier, Advanced Aircrew Academy's IS-BAO auditor, has been hard at work. He has renewed his auditor credentials and extended our International Standards Support Services Affiliate (ISSSA) credentials until the end of 2017. If your company is in the need of an audit, Advanced Aircrew Academy has the right person for the job. His knowledge of the standard and great demeanor makes him a pleasure to work with. Read more about John's new IS-BAO product in his blog post Keeping Up: 2015 IS-BAO Revisions Are Issued on our web site.



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